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Flag for Zambia January 30, 1934 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lusaka, Zambia

Max view in Lusaka
Tuesday, January 30, 1934 at 6:46 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Lusaka: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 4:10 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 6:46 PM

Ended: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 9:14 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 4 minutes


January 30, 1934 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lusaka

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Lusaka. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:44 PM Jan 306:46 PM Jan 307:22 PM Jan 30
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Local times for eclipse in Lusaka on Tuesday, January 30, 1934

EventTime in LusakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 30 at 4:10:10 PM77°East-northeast35.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 30 at 6:01:55 PM73°East-northeast10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 30 at 6:42:19 PM71°East-northeast0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 30 at 6:44:18 PM71°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LusakaJan 30 at 6:46:35 PM71°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Lusaka would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 30 at 7:22:48 PM68°East-northeast8.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 30 at 9:14:28 PM56°East-northeast31.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lusaka (CAT – Central Africa Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Lusaka.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Lusaka

Eclipse Visibility from LusakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
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